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" It is not for you to know the times or the seasons which the Father has put in his own power. "
Savonarola, Erasmus, and Other Essays - Page 20
by Henry Hart Milman - 1870 - 500 pages
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Sceptics, Millenarians, and Jews

David S. Katz, Jonathan Irvine Israel - History - 1990 - 293 pages
...a fantasy, a product < their wild imagination, but he merely replied "it is not for you to kno the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in his own power. Bi ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you (Acts 1:7, 8)66. It is emphasized...
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The Disappointed: Millerism and Millenarianism in the Nineteenth Century

Ronald L. Numbers, Jonathan M. Butler - History - 1993 - 249 pages
...with us to prove mistaken in the time. To all such the word is spoken: 'It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in his own power.'" Ward pointed to the story of Jonah as a warning to all time-setters. "And now, if the years expire...
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Wisdom, Let Us Attend: Job, the Fathers, and the Old Testament

Johanna Manley - Religion - 1997 - 906 pages
...bruising and delay. And so it is spoken by the mouth of Truth, "It is not for you to know the time or the seasons which the Father has put in His own power" (Acts 1:7). In our ignorance of the duration of Job's suffering - as also by our own experience - we are...
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The Sense of an Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction with a New Epilogue

Frank Kermode - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 224 pages
...though assuredly nigh, is not yet. The caution is repeated in Act 1:7: "It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in his own power." Even the prediction of the author of Revelation (in the first words of his book) is not specific; he...
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Embracing Unity as the Bride of Christ

Laura Smith - Religion - 2004 - 156 pages
...Father said "Go!" we would see Him come for us. Jesus told them that it was not for them to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in His own power. Likewise for us, it is not for us to guess the return of our Bridegroom, because even He doesn't know...
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Living by the Truth: The Truth Will Set You Free!

Lillian C. Larry - Religion - 2005 - 304 pages
...then how can we take our relationship with Christ seriously? The Four "It s not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in his own power" Acts J :7 If you study the bible you will notice that throughout the bible God consistently correlates our...
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A COMMENTARY ON THE CONFESSION OF FAITH

ARCHIBALD ALEXANDER HODGE - 1869
...the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not." Luke xii. 40. " It is not for you to know the times or the seasons which the Father has put in his own power." Acts i. 7. " The day of the Lord cometh as a thief in the night." 1 Thess. i. 2; 2 Pet. iii. 10. "Behold I come...
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Saracens: Islam in the Medieval European Imagination

John Victor Tolan - History - 2002 - 372 pages
...of time cannot be known to human investigation"; citing Acts he says, "it is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in his own power."' While the six-age structure gives prominence to biblical history (key biblical people or events mark...
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Prophets and Personal Prophecy

Bill Hamon - Religion - 1987 - 218 pages
...for every work...everything beautiful in Histime" (Ecc. 3:1,11,17). "It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in His own power. But you shall receive power after the Holy Ghost is come" (Acts 1:7-8). "Until the time that [Joseph's]...
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